BEST Food for All-Day Energy: Oatmeal An important part of feeling your best on your wedding day is to eat the right food so you're not on an emotional roller coaster.
WORST Foods for Sweat: Spicy Foods and Caffeine Having the jitters can activate your central nervous system to trigger sweat, but you should also limit spices and caffeine if you want to stay dry.
BEST Food for Your Sex Drive: Oysters For a hotter wedding night, consider snacking on some oysters during the champagne toast. Oysters are packed with the mineral zinc, which may work as a libido-enhancer by helping with testosterone production—higher levels of the hormone are linked to an increase in desire in both men and women.
WORST Food for Upset Stomach: Artificial Sweetener Sorbitol, an artificial sweetener found in some diet drinks, gums, and hard candies, is difficult for your body to break down and can cause bloating and indigestion.
BEST Food to Ease Water Retention: Salad Waking up with puffy eyes can make you look less than photogenic and swollen feet can keep you off the dance floor. You can trick your body into letting go of excess liquid by noshing on natural diuretics. For a triple dose, try tossing half of a sliced cucumber with ¼ cup parsley and 1 tbsp lemon juice.
WORST Food to Banish Bloat: Diet Soda Carbonated drinks, such as sodas and seltzers, contain carbon dioxide that makes your stomach expand so you look and feel bloated.
BEST Food to Stay Hydrated: Tropical Fruit Not getting enough fluids can leave you feeling lethargic. Fruits and vegetables are natural hydrators since they’re 60 to 95 percent water. Melons, papaya, and mangos are especially good because they also contain potassium, which helps regulate your body’s balance of fluids and minerals.
WORST Food to Prevent Gas: Crudite Platter Although cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower are nutritional powerhouses, they also tend to be difficult to digest and could contribute to gas